Originally Posted by JW357
A good used Smith would be my first choice. The Ruger LCR is another good option.
You sure five shots of .38 Special is going to be enough for your wife??
No I'm not, but she is very forgetful and often leaves her semi at home on the nightstand. Not because its bulky or heavy or she doesn't like to carry it. Just simply because she forgets it there. I don't want to buy an expensive semi to sit in the center console of her car in the dirt and heat 24/7, it would be a waste. I figure 5 shots is better than no shots.
Edit: It will only be fired to verify that it functions and then it will live out its days in peace. Hopefully if she actually has to use a firearm it will be on a day that she remembered her semi and extra magazines.